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Ken Meltsner meltsner at alum.mit.edu
Mon May 6 22:03:54 PDT 2013


On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 10:52 PM, Stephen Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:

> I had speed reading for a quarter in 7th grade using an old clacky
> modified projector.  I maxed it out at 1000 wpm with passable
> comprehension.  One of the very few technology items available in the
> outback of Ohio.
>
> I started fairly fast since I'd been reading everything, but it may have
> made some difference in focusing on and measuring speed.
>
> Hmm, is there a pattern here?  Who else had speed reading of some kind?
>




> Yep, Maxed out our tachistoscope (IIRC) as well in 9th grade.  My dad sort
> of taught me speed reading, though, when I was in primary school.  And it
> shows up in one of Heinlein's stories, which meant I thought it was
> extra-cool.
>

Ken Meltsner


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